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New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel...

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June

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Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relativ...
2019-06-19 02:45

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, analysts suggested Monday....
2019-07-09 00:45

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
2019-06-15 16:45

Former Miss Iraq and linguist for U.S troops still under rape, death threats after advocacy for Israel It was an occasion that should have been marked by excitement, smiles, unification – and a little hairspray. But the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant in Las Vegas spiraled into death threats, rape threats and international outrage for Miss Iraq’s Sarah Adn...
2019-07-08 20:30

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
2019-06-10 15:45

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon is considering a US military request to send 10,000 extra troops to the Gulf to beef up defences against potential Irania...
2019-05-23 18:45

Trump confirms plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions – live Trump administration notifies Congress of proposalACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit in AlabamaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.11pm BST The US currently has troops stationed in Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab...
2019-05-24 21:30

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast am...
2019-05-23 02:15

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 13:00

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
2019-05-23 19:45

Maruti Suzuki Cut Production By 18% In May 2019; Plans 7 Days Shut Down In June 2019 Barring Super Carry, the company reduced production of all other segments, including that of its big selling compact and mini cars last month. MSI slashed production of passenger vehicles, including......
2019-06-11 18:45

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
2019-06-18 23:15

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
2019-06-18 16:45

CBOE CEO Edward Tilly At 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference: Announces Plans For June 22 Launch of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) plans to extend CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures trading hours to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, beginning Sunday, June 22, CBOE Ho...
2019-05-23 04:45

Boris Johnson ‘might never enter No 10’ if MPs withdraw support Constitutional experts say new Tory leader could be blocked from becoming prime minister without a Commons majorityBoris Johnson could be stopped from becoming prime minister even if he is elected as the new Conservative leader, two of Britain’s lead...
2019-06-30 13:45

Dutch latest challengers to withdraw from America's Cup The 2021 America's Cup regatta suffered another blow with a syndicate from the Netherlands withdrawing their challenge on Monday, citing a lack of time to raise funds for their campaign....
2019-07-01 10:01

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country....
2019-06-08 08:00

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apar...
2019-06-17 05:45

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
2019-07-09 12:45

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said....
2019-05-22 09:15

Nadal, Djokovic advance; Federer and Osaka withdraw injured Rafael Nadal is looking more and more like his dominating self with each match he plays on clay this week        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30 18:45

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:15

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
2019-06-10 07:30

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its......
2019-06-14 16:01

Vladimir Putin submits bill to withdraw Russia from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Thursday to remove the country from a nuclear arms control treaty that has been active since the end of the Cold War....
2019-05-31 18:15

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city of Hudaydah, the Chair of the Redeployment Coordin...
2019-05-21 15:15

Flash Flood Warning issued June 6 at 5:33PM EDT until June 6 at 8:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Northeastern Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky… Southern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky… Southwestern Pike County in southeastern Kentuc...
2019-06-07 00:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:44PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson O...
2019-06-18 21:00

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:38PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Scattered storms this afternoon and evening will pose a local flash flood threat, especially in southern Indiana. After a break in the rain late tonight, widespread thunderstorm development is expected Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night, wit...
2019-06-18 21:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 9:06PM EDT until June 6 at 1:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 334 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY BOYD CARTER GREENUP LAWRENCE IN OHIO THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 CO...
2019-06-06 03:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:19PM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Dearborn, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallat...
2019-06-18 21:00

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 4:05AM EDT until June 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southe...
2019-06-17 10:45

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 5 at 9:29PM EDT until June 5 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Powell County in east central Kentucky… Southeastern Montgomery County in east central Kentucky… Southeastern Bath County in eas...
2019-06-06 03:45

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 5 at 9:42PM EDT until June 5 at 9:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 100 AM EDT for east central Kentucky. To report severe weather, contact your nearest...
2019-06-06 03:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 4:15AM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menif...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 8 at 3:37AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY A slow moving upper level low pressure system combined with tropical moisture will result in widespread shower and thunderstorm activity today through early Monday. Steering currents in the atmosphere are expected to be rather weak and any thundersto...
2019-06-08 09:45

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 4:36AM EDT until June 17 at 4:45AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The heavy rain has ended. Flooding is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed any remaining road closures. The post Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 4:36AM EDT until June 17 at 4:45AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV appeared first ...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 12:05AM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Central Carter County in northeastern Kentucky… * Until 300 AM EDT. * At 1205 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy r...
2019-06-17 07:15

Flash Flood Warning issued June 17 at 11:47PM EDT until June 18 at 2:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Northwestern Bath County in east central Kentucky… Fleming County in east central Kentucky… North central Rowan County in east central Kentucky…...
2019-06-18 06:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 3:41AM EDT until June 18 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for all of southern Indiana, and much of north central Kentucky. * From 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ this morning through Tuesday afternoon * Showers and thunderstorms will produce lo...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 9 at 3:45AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central Kentucky. * Through this evening. * Periods of showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall are expected to move over the watch area through this evening. An additional half to one and a...
2019-06-09 11:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 9 at 3:47PM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, north central Kentucky, northwest Kentucky, and south central Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Frankl...
2019-06-09 22:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 9 at 5:08AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery,...
2019-06-09 11:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 9 at 3:35PM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery,...
2019-06-09 22:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 7 at 3:43AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY An upper level low moving across the area will produce showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall. Storms will be relatively slow moving and move over the same areas that received heavy rainfall over the past couple of days. This s...
2019-06-07 12:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 7 at 3:20AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY An upper level low moving across the area will produce showers and thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rainfall. Storms will be relatively slow moving and move over the same areas that received heavy rainfall over the past couple of days. This s...
2019-06-07 12:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 9 at 10:29PM EDT until June 10 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of Indiana, Northern Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and W...
2019-06-10 08:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 7:58PM EDT until June 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawr...
2019-06-18 03:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 7 at 3:19AM EDT until June 10 at 12:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY A slow moving upper level low pressure system combined with tropical moisture will result in widespread shower and thunderstorm activity today through the upcoming weekend. Steering currents in the atmosphere are expected to be rather weak and any th...
2019-06-07 12:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 10:10PM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery,...
2019-06-18 06:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 7 at 1:34PM EDT until June 8 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of Southeast Indiana and Kentucky, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Switzerland. In Kentucky, Bracken, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Lewis, Mason...
2019-06-07 20:01

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 2:13PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in Jackson has expanded the * Flash Flood Watch to include portions of south central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in south central Kentucky, Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Harlan,...
2019-06-18 21:00

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 3:44AM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The National Weather Service in Wilmington has expanded the * Flash Flood Watch to include portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Franklin IN. In Kentucky, Bracken, Carroll, Gallatin, G...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 4:13PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for * Portions of Southeast Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Southeast Indiana, Dearborn, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll,...
2019-06-18 23:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 23 at 4:57PM EDT until June 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 435 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 18 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY ANDERSON BOURBON ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 5 at 7:31PM EDT until June 5 at 8:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Southwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky… Southeastern Lee County in south...
2019-06-06 02:00

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 4:09PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gall...
2019-06-18 23:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 4:05PM EDT until June 5 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 332 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA CLARK CRAWFORD ...
2019-06-05 22:30

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 5:47AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following counties, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgome...
2019-06-19 12:15

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 16 at 5:33PM EDT until June 16 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northern Scott County in central Kentucky… West central Harrison County in central Kentucky… * Until 600 PM EDT. * At 533 PM EDT, a severe th...
2019-06-16 23:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 6:07AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gall...
2019-06-19 12:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:07AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and Wayne. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carrol...
2019-06-19 12:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:46PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, including the following areas, in Indiana, Dearborn, Fayette IN, Franklin IN, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, Union IN, and Wayne. In Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carrol...
2019-06-19 23:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 20 at 3:17PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery,...
2019-06-20 22:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 21 at 4:30PM EDT until June 22 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Multiple lines of showers and thunderstorms will move through the region starting this evening and continue into tomorrow morning. Repeated rounds of heavy rainfall could result in a flash flood threat. The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions ...
2019-06-21 23:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 21 at 3:57PM EDT until June 22 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Estill, Montgomery, and Powell. I...
2019-06-21 23:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 3:54AM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Scattered storms this afternoon and evening will pose a local flash flood threat, especially in southern Indiana and north central Kentucky. The Flash Flood Watch continues for * All of southern Indiana and portions of north central Kentucky. * Throu...
2019-06-19 12:15

Flash Flood Watch issued June 21 at 11:13PM EDT until June 22 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Estill, Montgomery, and Powell. In south central Kentucky, Laurel, McCre...
2019-06-22 06:45

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 23 at 5:50PM EDT until June 23 at 6:30PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northern Clinton County in south central Kentucky… Russell County in south central Kentucky… Northeastern Cumberland County in south central ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 23 at 5:02PM EDT until June 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 435 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY GRANT OWEN THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ...
2019-06-24 00:30

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 3:16PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA CLARK CRAWFORD ...
2019-06-16 23:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 3:12PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN OHIO RIPLEY SWI...
2019-06-16 23:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 6:31PM EDT until June 5 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 329 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN OHIO RIPLEY SWITZERLAND IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLU...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 6:31PM EDT until June 6 at 1:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 334 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY BOYD CARTER GREENUP LAWRE...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 7:29PM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 389 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY BOYD CARTER GREENUP LAWRENC...
2019-06-17 02:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 7:26PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 17 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BATH ELLIOTT ESTILL FLEMING MENIFEE ...
2019-06-17 02:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 7:26PM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 389 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY MARTIN IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY KNOTT LETCHER ...
2019-06-17 02:45

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 16 at 9:14PM EDT until June 16 at 9:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. However, heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm. A Seve...
2019-06-17 03:15

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 6:29PM EDT until June 6 at 1:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 334 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 19 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY ANDERSON BOURBON BOYLE CLA...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 6:29PM EDT until June 5 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 332 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA CLARK CRAWFORD DUBOIS FLOYD ...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 6:32PM EDT until June 6 at 1:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 334 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 30 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BATH ELLIOTT ESTILL FL...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 5 at 7:21PM EDT until June 5 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 329 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN OHIO RIPLEY SWITZERLAND IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLU...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 16 at 8:42PM EDT until June 16 at 9:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky… Eastern Lee County in southeaste...
2019-06-17 02:45

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 5 at 7:30PM EDT until June 5 at 8:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northern Harrison County in central Kentucky… * Until 815 PM EDT. * At 730 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Williamstown, moving sout...
2019-06-06 02:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 8:30PM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 389 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 3 AM EDT MONDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY MARTIN IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY FLOYD KNOTT LETCHER PERRY ...
2019-06-17 02:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 3:10PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 18 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BATH ELLIOTT ESTI...
2019-06-16 23:45

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 8:30PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 14 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY ELLIOTT ESTILL MENIFEE MONTGOMERY POWELL IN ...
2019-06-17 02:45

Flood Advisory issued June 5 at 11:14PM EDT until June 6 at 2:15AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Northern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northern Jackson County in southeastern Kentucky… West central Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky&...
2019-06-06 07:30

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 11:15PM EDT until June 18 at 2:15AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Northwestern Bath County in east central Kentucky… Fleming County in east central Kentucky… Northern Rowan County in east central Kentucky… * Until ...
2019-06-18 06:45

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 11:01PM EDT until June 18 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Scott County in central Kentucky… Franklin County in central Kentucky… * Until 200 AM EDT. * At 1100 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thu...
2019-06-18 06:45

Flood Advisory issued June 21 at 11:28PM EDT until June 23 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Kentucky River near Ravenna The Flood Advisory continues for The Kentucky River near Ravenna. * until Sunday morning. * at 10:15 PM Friday the stage was 18.1 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Forecast…The river will continue to fall ̵...
2019-06-22 06:45

Flood Advisory issued June 6 at 6:12PM EDT until June 6 at 9:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Powell County in east central Kentucky… Southwestern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Estill County in east central Kentucky… Souther...
2019-06-07 00:30

Flood Advisory issued June 6 at 6:10PM EDT until June 6 at 9:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… Southeastern Johnson County in northeastern Kentucky… Northwestern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky… N...
2019-06-07 00:30

Flood Advisory issued June 20 at 10:23PM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Kentucky River at Heidelberg The Kentucky River near Ravenna The Flood Advisory continues for The Kentucky River at Heidelberg * until Saturday evening. * at 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 17.9 feet. * Flood stage is 20.0 feet. * Forecast…T...
2019-06-21 06:45

Flood Advisory issued June 6 at 5:27PM EDT until June 6 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… Northeastern Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Knott County in southeastern Kentucky… Centra...
2019-06-07 00:30

Flood Advisory issued June 19 at 3:59PM EDT until June 19 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… East central Lee County in southeastern Kentucky… South central Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky… * Until 700 PM EDT. * At 358 PM EDT, Doppler radar ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 8:48PM EDT until June 16 at 10:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Clark County in central Kentucky… Jessamine County in central Kentucky… Southeastern Bourbon County in central Kentucky… North central Madison Count...
2019-06-17 03:15

Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 7:36PM EDT until June 16 at 9:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for… Northern Powell County in east central Kentucky… Southeastern Montgomery County in east central Kentucky… South ...
2019-06-17 02:45

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 12:07AM EDT until June 17 at 3:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Clark County in central Kentucky… Jessamine County in central Kentucky… Northern Madison County in central Kentucky… Southern Fayette County in cent...
2019-06-17 07:15

Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 8:29PM EDT until June 16 at 11:30PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Southeastern Clark County in south central Indiana… Oldham County in central Kentucky… North central Shelby County in central Kentucky… Southern Tri...
2019-06-17 02:45

Flood Warning issued June 17 at 6:55AM EDT until June 17 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in… Southeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northwestern Knox County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Clay Coun...
2019-06-17 14:15

Flood Warning issued June 17 at 3:48AM EDT until June 17 at 6:45AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in… Southeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northwestern Knox County in southeastern Kentucky… Central Clay Coun...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 8:59PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for… Southeastern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky… Northeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Northwestern Johnson Coun...
2019-06-17 03:15

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 2:36AM EDT until June 17 at 5:30AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for… East central Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Southeastern Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky… Southwestern Breathitt C...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flood Warning issued June 17 at 2:57AM EDT until June 17 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a * Flood Warning for… Western Carter County in northeastern Kentucky… * Until 500 AM EDT. * At 255 AM EDT, earlier thunderstorms produced heavy rain which will cause flo...
2019-06-17 10:45

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 8:05PM EDT until June 17 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 803 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated some light to moderate rain over portions of the advisory area. This combined with the excessive rainfall from earlier will continue to cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Some locations that will experie...
2019-06-18 03:30

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 6:26PM EDT until June 17 at 10:15PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Southeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northwestern Knox County in southeastern Kentucky… Southwestern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
2019-06-18 03:30

Flood Advisory issued June 8 at 7:29PM EDT until June 8 at 10:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… Western Laurel County in south central Kentucky… Northeastern Pulaski County in south central Kentucky… Roc...
2019-06-09 04:15

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater infl...
2019-07-08 15:00

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007...
2019-05-23 20:30

CFE'S JUNE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IS HIGHEST OF 2009; ADV 6% Ahead Of Previous Month, Down 36% From 2008, June Is Busiest Trading Month Since Last October Chicago, July 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2009 was 4.6 million contracts, up three percent from 4.5 million contracts for the same period in 2008. Durin...
2019-05-23 21:15

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 16 at 8:00PM EDT until June 16 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA CLARK CRAWFORD DUBOIS FLOYD H...
2019-06-17 02:45

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 6:00PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery,...
2019-06-19 00:30

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
2019-06-09 11:00

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
2019-05-26 11:15

Flood Advisory issued June 7 at 12:45PM EDT until June 7 at 5:45PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Southwestern Lincoln County in central Kentucky… Southeastern Green County in central Kentucky… Northeastern Russell County in south central Kentucky̷...
2019-06-07 20:01

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-03 23:45

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
2019-05-30 17:45

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
2019-05-27 03:15

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohamm...
2019-05-26 13:30

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-29 08:45

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the...
2019-06-03 15:45

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made his comments Saturd...
2019-06-29 13:15

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-08 12:00

Road to war in Iran looks a lot like the path that took the U.S. against Iraq in the past The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
2019-05-30 13:00

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says a car bomb has killed five people and wounded eight in a northwestern village near the Syrian border. A military statement said the car was parked near a market in the village of Oweinat in Nineveh province. ...
2019-05-26 19:45

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
2019-05-31 05:30

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-militants home....
2019-06-07 06:30

Poland to get more US troops, buy F-35s President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda inked a new defense agreement at the White House on Wednesday that will station an additional 1,000 US troops in Poland on a rotational basis...
2019-06-13 08:15

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?...
2019-06-04 03:30

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council on Tue...
2019-05-22 02:45

One dead, at least 24 wounded as bombs hit buses in Iraq's Kirkuk One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said....
2019-06-27 22:30

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran...
2019-06-15 14:15

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
2019-06-27 19:15

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
2019-06-19 09:30

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regul...
2019-07-16 18:45

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
2019-05-21 18:30

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
2019-06-10 19:00

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder B...
2019-05-28 13:30

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20 10:15

2 Turkish soldiers killed in operation against Kurds in Iraq ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says two Turkish soldiers have been killed in northern Iraq in a new operation against Kurdish militants. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said Wednesday the soldiers were wounded by an impro...
2019-05-29 19:45

Turkish military strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq Turkey's military dropped commandos on mountain ridges in a new operation against Kurdish militants based over the border in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision that largely prohibits federal money being used for abortions....
2019-06-07 18:15

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
2019-05-29 12:15

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State members to Turkey in the presence of government officials from both countries and UNICEF, a judiciary spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 12:15

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
2019-06-08 13:45

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United States....
2019-07-02 01:30

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
2019-06-01 10:15

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
2019-05-28 13:45

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case. The ministry spokeswoman, Agnès von der Mühll, ...
2019-05-27 11:30

At least five dead in blasts in Iraq's Kirkuk: medical sources At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, medical sources in the city's general hospital told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:45

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
2019-06-20 08:45

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
2019-05-30 17:15

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
2019-06-02 12:15

Turkish diplomat killed in Iraq's Kurdish capital, Irbil At least one diplomat has been killed in Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish zone. An unknown gunman was reported to have fired at a group dining in a restaurant....
2019-07-18 03:15

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials...
2019-07-18 00:30

Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits He Probably Killed 'Hundreds of Civilians' in Iraq California Rep. Duncan Hunter, previously best known for investigations into his misuse of funds while in office and vaping on the floor of Congress, went on a Barstool Sports podcast last week and inexplicably admitted to killing hundreds of innocen...
2019-06-03 03:45

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
2019-06-04 07:45

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources...
2019-06-14 19:30

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
2019-06-19 14:30

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 02:30

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
2019-06-04 17:30

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter in 2017 in an act of mercy....
2019-06-21 18:45

Mortar attack kills three people in northern Iraq: police At least three people were killed and four wounded when three mortar bombs hit the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Tuesday, police officials and hospital sources said....
2019-07-09 14:15

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons....
2019-06-12 18:30

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
2019-06-02 22:30

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
2019-07-17 16:00

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
2019-05-27 17:45

The Latest: Iraq says Iran security in Arab states’ interest Iraq’s President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab states...
2019-05-31 03:15

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured Fr...
2019-05-28 13:30

Ex-Army staff sergeant to get Medal of Honor for Iraq valor WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will award the nation’s highest military honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for actions in Iraq. Bellavia was leading a squad in support of Operation Phantom Fury in F...
2019-06-10 19:15

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels....
2019-05-27 06:45

Pope wants to visit Iraq in 2020, berates arms exporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he wants to visit Iraq next year, although a date for a trip hasn’t been announced. Francis revealed his desire to go to war-ravaged Iraq at the Vatican on Monday while greeting members of a committee aidin...
2019-06-10 19:15

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-b...
2019-05-26 20:30

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
2019-05-21 19:30

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of th...
2019-07-03 05:00

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
2019-06-28 17:15

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
2019-05-28 22:45

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
2019-05-28 21:45

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
2019-06-28 06:15

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
2019-06-19 08:30

Iraq war veteran jailed for killing Britain’s Got Talent finalist Desmond Sylva given life term for stabbing girlfriend Simonne Kerr in fit of angerAn Iraq war veteran has been jailed for life for murdering a Britain’s Got Talent finalist by stabbing her more than 70 times in a violent rage.Desmond Sylva, 41, kille...
2019-07-03 19:45

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
2019-05-29 19:30

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics administration said on Sunday....
2019-06-10 03:00

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
2019-06-13 12:45

Trump: US sending 1,000 more troops to Poland President Donald Trump says the United States will send 1,000 service members to Poland as he announces a broadening security and economic alliance with the country. Trump made the announcement during a Rose Garden news conference. (June 12)  &...
2019-06-13 01:00

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
2019-06-12 01:45

AP Was There: Allied troops land in Normandy on D-Day This story was first published on June 8, 1944, after AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don," landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
2019-06-03 11:30

Trump says he may move 2,000 US troops to Poland WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional troops into Poland from elsewhere in Europe. Trump is cautioning during an Oval Office meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda that the decision isn̵...
2019-06-12 20:15

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal repo...
2019-06-28 20:15

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence t...
2019-05-24 23:15

France opposes Iraq's death penalty against French Isis trio Men captured in Syria by US-backed force fighting jihadists have 30 days to lodge appealFrance has confirmed it would take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against three French citizens convicted of fighting...
2019-05-27 12:45

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-23 07:00

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
2019-06-01 04:30

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
2019-06-27 19:45

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22 20:45

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
2019-07-12 00:45

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19 09:30

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to anyone contemplating similar conduct.        ...
2019-06-19 13:00

Iraqi-Canadian receives 26 years for plot to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq A federal judge in New York sentenced an Iraqi-Canadian man to 26 years in prison Tuesday for plotting to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq, the Justice Department announced....
2019-06-19 02:15

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
2019-07-07 05:30

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON — US officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s ...
2019-05-23 00:45

Attacker blows himself up after killing 3 troops in Lebanon A lone gunman using a motorcycle fired on police and army vehicles in different parts of the northern city of Tripoli, killing two police officers and a soldier and wounding several others Monday night before blowing himself up later when confronted ...
2019-06-04 08:30

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
2019-06-09 14:30

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
2019-06-13 01:45

Trump meets US troops soon after N. Korea meeting President Donald Trump recounted the moment when he stepped across the border at the demilitarized zone into North Korea Sunday. Trump shared the moment as he addressed the US military at an American base south of Seoul, South Korea. (June 30)  ...
2019-07-01 03:30

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That is all I’d need, Fort Trump. You people would have ...
2019-06-12 23:00

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North K...
2019-05-29 07:30

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Iran edged toward a flashpoint Monday as Tehran announced it was breaking compliance with the accord that keeps it from making nuclear weapons and the Trump administration followed by ordering 1,000 more troops to the M...
2019-06-18 06:45

Pokemon GO June 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the June 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in June 2019....
2019-06-01 21:15

Survivors of ISIL terror in Iraq want justice, not revenge, says head of UN investigation team The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the...
2019-07-16 03:15

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
2019-05-31 05:30

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California charged with hate crimes An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD has been charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
2019-05-31 05:30

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19 09:15

Rand Paul wants Congress involved in Iran decision, says war would be 'a bigger mistake' than Iraq Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky, said a war with Iran would be an even bigger mistake than the war with Iraq, and pushed for Congress to get involved in the process of approval. ...
2019-06-19 02:45

Iraq rocket attack: two injured in Basra compound housing foreign oil companies Reports Exxon is preparing to evacuate foreign staff after rocket lands in area also used by Shell and EniA rocket has landed in the compound housing the headquarters of several global oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq’s southern ...
2019-06-19 09:45

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “caliphate” in the country. The visit, which also took in a trip to Kuwait, saw the members meet senior ...
2019-07-01 19:30

Iraq oil minister says OPEC members seek inventories control, market balance Iraq's oil minister said on Monday that his government and the rest of OPEC seek to control global oil inventories and restore balance to the oil market which faces "huge challenges", according to a ministry statement....
2019-07-01 15:15

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-08 16:30

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
2019-06-14 04:45

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swif...
2019-06-07 20:15

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22 19:30

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 22:30

Limited U.S. military assistance to resume to some Somali troops The United States is resuming some assistance to a unit of the Somali military that is not working directly with U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, around 18 months after aid was suspended to such units over widespread corruption concerns....
2019-07-02 17:45

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. military confirms....
2019-05-31 19:00

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
2019-05-24 03:15

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
2019-06-18 07:00

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has ordered its troops to full alert after reports that Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province. Serbia’s state TV said Tuesday that Kosovo’s special police “burst i...
2019-05-28 10:30

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval...
2019-06-18 03:45

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversa...
2019-06-05 17:15

Clash between Pakistani troops and protesters turns deadly The Pashtun Protection Movement has been crusading since last year against alleged abuses of civilians during the extended military campaign against Islamist militants....
2019-05-29 01:15

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
2019-06-12 01:45

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the com...
2019-05-31 06:45

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-30 13:30

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani troops deployed for Eid in southwest Pakistan's military says suspected militants have opened fire on a paramilitary vehicle patrolling in the town of Hernai in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing two troops before fleeing....
2019-06-06 17:00

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:45

Putin: No intention to deploy Russian troops in Venezuela ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has told reporters that Moscow has no intention to deploy its troops or set up military bases in Venezuela. He added that Russian experts have been in Venezuela to service Russian-made weapons bo...
2019-06-06 14:15

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead. The Islamic State group had claimed responsibility for We...
2019-06-06 13:45

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100. ...
2019-07-18 03:30

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
2019-05-21 23:15

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
2019-05-23 09:30

40,000 Troops Deployed To Guard Route For Amarnath Yatra Security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up, with authorities deciding to issue a ''barcode''-enabled authority slip to pilgrims to keep a......
2019-05-30 04:00

Polish 'Fort Trump' ahead? US troops set for deployment The U.S. is expected to add at least 1,000 troops to the 4,000 already stationed in Poland, a sign of strengthening ties between President Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda at a time when many other nations in the E.U. are drifting away....
2019-06-12 02:45

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
2019-05-25 09:30

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
2019-06-13 00:30

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war mo...
2019-06-03 15:45

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
2019-07-08 17:45

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
2019-06-19 19:30

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
2019-05-21 15:15

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
2019-05-24 23:30

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there, amid tensions with Iran....
2019-05-23 20:15

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Speci...
2019-06-21 09:45

Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional troops at border The Trump administration wants to send 1,000 more troops to the US-Mexico border “to provide supplemental holding and port of entry enforcement support” to Border Patrol agents, officials said Monday. The Department of Homeland Security m...
2019-07-09 03:15

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
2019-05-24 22:45

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included many African Americans. Roughly 2,000 African American troops are believed to have hit the shores of ...
2019-06-04 07:15

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Du...
2019-06-13 00:15

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-24 09:45

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
2019-06-12 13:30

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
2019-05-26 06:30

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
2019-07-18 00:45

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
2019-05-25 09:15

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
2019-05-31 16:15

Snipers testify that Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher shot young girl and old man in Iraq The trial of decorated Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher continued on Friday, with DNA experts and military snipers taking the stand to talk about the evidence against him — including how he allegedly shot a young girl and old man in Iraq two years ag...
2019-06-22 10:30

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company's ambitions to expand in the country....
2019-06-21 18:00

Iraq war veteran accused of mowing down pedestrians in California will face hate crime charges An Iraq war veteran with a history of PTSD will be charged with hate crimes, in addition to murder charges, for mowing down pedestrians.        ...
2019-05-30 22:45

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group's land caliphate earlier this year....
2019-06-30 10:30

UAE Says Reducing Troops In War-Torn Yemen, Moving To "Peace Plan" The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a "military-first" strategy to a "peace-first" plan....
2019-07-08 16:45

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of ...
2019-06-18 00:45

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
2019-05-23 00:45

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
2019-05-24 18:15

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
2019-06-13 18:30

Serbian Troops on Full Alert After Kosovo Police Arrests (BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed police in northern Kosovo entered Serb-populated Mitrovica, firing tear gas and arresting nearly two dozen people. It was the latest flare-up in long-simmering...
2019-05-28 23:30

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump' U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia....
2019-06-12 23:45

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 22:45

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said...
2019-05-25 07:30

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
2019-06-18 04:30

Serbia orders troops to ready after Kosovo raids, clashes Serbia put its troops on alert near the border with Kosovo on Tuesday after Kosovar authorities arrested more than 20 people in raids in a Serb-dominated region, officials said....
2019-05-29 04:30

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, two reported killed KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, witnesses and protest organizers said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area. Protest organizers said at least two...
2019-06-03 08:30

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
2019-05-24 04:30

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launc...
2019-05-24 14:45

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke ...
2019-06-03 16:15

Sudan Troops Besiege Protest Camp, 5 Reported Killed Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area....
2019-06-03 10:00

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
2019-06-11 23:45

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
2019-05-31 11:45

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
2019-06-18 15:45

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
2019-06-15 20:30

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about th...
2019-05-25 05:30

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-26 23:45

'The Kraken unleashed': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can fix it.” He never made the claim: “I alone can break it.” When it comes to softening up institutions, ...
2019-06-01 08:45

Admiral McRaven recalls talk with troops before Bin Laden raid: 'Just do your job' As a team of U.S. navy seals prepared to take down the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, Admiral William McRaven had some frank words for his troops....
2019-05-25 20:15

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
2019-05-23 20:30

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties. The military statement says the attack on Balad air base occurred early...
2019-06-15 11:15

4 dead in Kabul, Afghanistan car bomb attack; U.S. troops injured At least four people were killed and several were injured Friday, including U.S. service members, after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
2019-05-31 18:15

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops are under consideration....
2019-05-23 23:15

At Least 30 Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unleashing furious volleys of gunfire, burning down te...
2019-06-03 21:15

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor Angela Merkel to commit to a bigger military role in the Middle East....
2019-07-08 12:15

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has greeted U.S. troops in Alaska while on his way to a state visit in Japan. Trump shook hands and signed caps for the s...
2019-05-25 03:30

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces regained control of a northwestern village on Sunday, just days after losing it to militants, state media and an opposition war monitoring group said. State TV said troops captured Kfar Nabudah before noon f...
2019-05-27 12:30

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldi...
2019-05-27 12:30

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
2019-05-22 01:45

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc in the lands it once deemed its “caliphate.”...
2019-06-10 23:15

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-24 23:15

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta ...
2019-06-15 02:45

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle ...
2019-06-18 03:45

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
2019-06-18 08:45

Deploying U.S. troops in Poland wholly defensive, ambassador says in riposte to Russia A U.S. agreement with Poland to send 1,000 extra troops to the country is a defensive measure needed for its security, the U.S. ambassador to Warsaw said on Monday, replying to accusations from neighboring Russia that the move is aggressive....
2019-06-17 17:30

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
2019-05-29 22:30

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
2019-06-18 10:45

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela . The post Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 14:15

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the resources to deal with the number of people being taken into custody....
2019-06-22 00:30

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying....
2019-06-03 13:45

Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streetsSix people are dead and more than 200 are injured, according to Jakarta’s governor, after mobs clashed with security forces and set fire ...
2019-05-22 06:45

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a briefing on the security situation from his acting defense secretary at the White House yesterday aftern...
2019-05-24 14:30

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-25 02:30

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-24 23:45

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
2019-05-24 19:30

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their barracks amid renewed political upheaval....
2019-07-09 12:45

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionar...
2019-07-06 01:45

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country...
2019-05-27 03:30

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send about 2,000 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
2019-05-24 19:00

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs - an apparent signal that they will stay in their......
2019-07-10 03:15

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
2019-05-25 03:30

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
2019-05-24 03:15

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
2019-05-25 10:45

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed conflict with Iran, according to CNN. The proposa...
2019-05-23 15:45

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
2019-05-24 06:30

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
2019-05-22 11:45

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
2019-07-18 05:15

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops,...
2019-05-25 09:15

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's defense lawyers: Officers partied with enlisted men at Iraq base rooftop bar Defense lawyers for Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher, who stands accused of murder, have set about trying to "annihilate the government's case," suggesting some witnesses were confused after partying and drinking alcohol in a makeshift rooftop bar at...
2019-06-20 18:30

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
2019-06-13 01:45

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made a...
2019-05-23 04:45

Fact check: Trump told the troops he gave them their first raise in years. He didn't. During a speech to US troops at the Osan Air Base in South Korea on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he had given them their first pay increase in almost a decade....
2019-07-02 16:45

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:00

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
2019-06-18 09:45

Florida executives get less than year in prison for selling subpar body armor for troops Two executives at a Florida-based security products firm were sentenced to less than a year in prison last week after being convicted of selling sub-par body armor to the U.S. government, which was used by American troops. ...
2019-06-22 01:00

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 08:30

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-25 02:45

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-05-25 05:30

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s...
2019-06-10 08:30

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
2019-05-23 13:45

US Open champ Gary Woodland on his patriotic gear: Our troops sacrifice so much so I can play a game Gary Woodland knows how special it is to win a major golf tournament and Tuesday he expressed his thankfulness to the U.S. men and women who serve at home and abroad to protect America’s freedoms....
2019-06-18 16:45

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
2019-06-06 14:15

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment w...
2019-06-08 03:45

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces. The post Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior&#...
2019-06-18 03:30

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democrats and its minority Republican members, setting off a series of likely political skirmishes....
2019-06-12 00:45

D-Day landings: archive images show Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War Fascinating archive images show Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
2019-06-02 10:15

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
2019-06-22 01:00

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
2019-06-11 23:45

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Saturday night. Fleming took a well-placed pass from...
2019-06-16 01:30

Dutch battle nerves before getting the better of New Zealand Netherlands coach Sarina Wiegman did not hold back after her side labored to a 1-0 win over New Zealand in their women's World Cup opener on Tuesday, slamming players for "strolling" through the match in Le Havre....
2019-06-12 10:45

New Zealand Have Gone Through Hell, And Now They're Back To Being Mediocre New Zealand are the cockroaches of women’s international soccer—they’re always around. By virtue of playing in limp-ass Oceania and therefore having the luxury to qualify for the biggest tournaments simply by beating up on the even tinier nations aro...
2019-06-10 22:30

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
2019-06-18 12:15

New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’ Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”...
2019-05-22 13:15

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
2019-06-16 07:30

New Zealand’s national coach suddenly resigns WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand national soccer coach Fritz Schmid has resigned unexpectedly after only 16 months in the job. In a statement Friday the Swiss national said he decided to resign after “careful reflection of my private ...
2019-06-21 06:45

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's lawyer said....
2019-06-11 10:30

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
2019-05-31 16:15

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand says it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion. The nation’s flagship carrier said Monday it negotiated a substantial discount on the price of the 787-10 p...
2019-05-27 03:45

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed ov...
2019-07-15 03:30

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
2019-05-31 11:15

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in the seven-ye...
2019-06-10 11:00

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
2019-06-14 09:30

Innovation and security score big in New Zealand Budget Venture capital, connecting businesses with government, computers in homes, and national security initiatives will all secure funding in the country's 2019-20 Budget....
2019-05-30 17:45

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
2019-07-13 13:30

Forgiveness at New Zealand's service for terror victims At a subdued national memorial service Friday for victims of New Zealand's mosque terror attacks, speakers emphasized confidence in the country and its handling of the tragedy's aftermath. Fifty people died in the mass shootings in the city of Christ...
2019-06-22 10:30

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the la...
2019-05-29 09:45

| New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen....
2019-07-17 09:45

Penguins break into New Zealand sushi stall, again New Zealand police have returned two blue penguins to their natural habitat after they refused to leave a sushi store in Wellington. The "waddling vagrants" had been removed once before....
2019-07-17 12:00

‘Egg boy’ donates $90,000 to New Zealand mosque attack victims Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as "Egg Boy" for assaulting right-wing federal Sen. Fraser Anning, who had drawn scorn for saying Muslim immigration was to blame for the March massacre...
2019-05-29 15:45

| Bulls send Pollard back to New Zealand The Bulls are placing their diminishing playoff hopes on Handre Pollard’s shoulders, with the flyhalf heading back to NZ for their final game against the Highlanders....
2019-06-04 01:45

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
2019-06-12 23:15

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of the active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of the Border Patrol, as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant int...
2019-06-07 06:00

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking to force Iran to a negotiation table....
2019-05-23 19:45

| US mulls more troops in Mid-East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US: WATCH the top World news videos for today Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East | Guatemalan family mourns son who died in US custody; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-05-24 15:45

BGT contestant Simonne Kerr 'butchered by her Iraq veteran on-off partner' Britain's Got Talent star Simonne Kerr was stabbed more than 70 times and "butchered" by her on-off boyfriend who tried to blame her for the attack, the Old Bailey heard today....
2019-06-03 17:15

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
2019-06-20 18:45

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 04:30

New Zealand to introduce its own 'Google tax' if international law change bid fails The country wants to better tax the NZ$2.7 billion in revenue from cross-border digital services and is asking its OECD peers to amend international rules....
2019-06-05 08:00

New Zealand Speaker Fears There Is A Rapist Lurking In Parliament The lawmaker in charge of New Zealand's parliament said Wednesday he fears a rapist is stalking the building's corridors, after an inquiry exposed the toxic work culture that staffers endure....
2019-05-22 11:45

Christchurch New Zealand shooting suspect pleads not guilty The Australian man accused of the attacks at two Christchurch mosques faces charges for terrorism and 51 murders. A mental health assessment has found him fit to stand trial....
2019-06-14 04:15

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the ...
2019-06-18 03:30

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisati...
2019-06-05 11:15

New Zealand v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Cardiff, 10.30am (BST) startListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableGet in touch! Email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 12.12pm BST 21st over: Sri Lanka 97-6 (Karunaratne 36, T Perera 18) Shot! That’s the best shot of Karunaratne’...
2019-06-01 13:30

How to Watch India vs New Zealand Would Cup Match Live Online Right Now India vs New Zealand match kicks off the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 knockout stages and all eyes, once again, are on the weather. How to watch live stream....
2019-07-09 13:30

New Zealand judge allows images of man charged in mosque shootings WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand judge ruled Thursday that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Two New Zealand courts had previously ruled that television stations, websites,...
2019-06-06 10:45

India v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup – as it didn't happen India and New Zealand were left frustrated as persistent rain at Trent Bridge forced another abandonmentHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableCounty cricket – follow all the latest news 4.43pm BST Vic Marks sets up England v West Indies: Related:...
2019-06-13 18:15